Quarter Final Clash between the La Rojas OF Spain AND Switzerland.
Today at the Gazprom Arena in saint Petersburg will witness the much between Switzerland and the la Rojas of Spain .The under dogs of the tournament coming up against the three times euro champions Spain.
Switzerland after a nerve shredding penalty against the world reigning champs France on Monday saw them progress to the quarter final for the first time in five euro appearance .However they have to justify that after losing their previous three such games in major tournament action [WC 1934,1938 and 1958].
This will be the fourth time Switzerland and Spain will be meeting at a major tournament and their first ever meeting in European
championship. Whilst Swiss won the most recent [world cup 2010]. Switzerland 12 competition matches [excluding walkovers] witnessed the opening goals scored within the 15 minutes.
Spain were involved in their own pulsating round of 16 match ,winning 5-3 after extra time against Croatia who were the just ended 2018 world cup runners up in Russia, who were the first team in the euro finals to score over 4.5 goals in consecutive matches.
Another win for Spain will send them ahead looking for their fourth Euro trophies. The la Rojas have arguably lifted every trophy any time they have won their quarterfinal hurdle.
Coach Luis Enrique Spain are unbeaten in 12 internationals games [W5,D7 – 90 minutes] and have just conceded just before first half in their previous seven games .Spain have just lost one of their head to head meetings with Switzerland [W26,D5].
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